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    May 18, 2013
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. thousand of people lined up outside the san jose convention center this morning to get free dental care. we will tell you about the clinic going on and why there is such a huge turn out. >> and the two men shot and killed on 880 after attending the warrior's game. >> and a live look at the golden gate bridge on this saturday morning. it'll be a very busy weekend in san francisco. look at the big crowds expected and how it could impact traffic. mornings on 2 starts now. >> complete bay area news
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coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning. welcome to mornings on two. it's saturday may 18th. >> let's check in with rosemary and get a look at the forecast. beautiful day out there. >> you're right. it's a good-looking start to the day. we have a good-looking weekend in store. just a few patchy low clouds, it's a bit of a cool start. low 40s to low 50s. we will be mostly sunny for today. temperatures warming four to eight degrees above yesterday's highs. we will see a pattern eventually come our way that will increase the fire danger late in the weekend and into monday. i will have the temperatures for today and the weekend coming up. >> happening right now hundreds of volunteers giving more than a thousand patients free dental care in san jose. alex is live at the convention center which has been turned in to a large scale office. >> reporter: good morning. thousands of people in the
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south bay who can't afford dental care are here lined up at san jose convention center. get a look at the line this is just one portion. it wraps around this block. at least a couple thousand in line. some of them have been here for que a bit of time. they are waiting for this free clinic going on this weekend put on by the california dental association. some of the people were just saying they have been lined up since yesterday morning. that's what some told us. some say they haven't seen a dentist in years and they often come -- they are coming with serious infections according to the dentists on hand. hundreds of volunteer dentists are giving their time to preform cleanings, fillings, even extractions. they opened at five this morning and i talked to the chair of the event who is a dentist in the south bay about what why there e is such a larg
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turn >> weave e opin need. our safety net in california and nationally isn't working. there are people who don't have a place to turn. >> reporter: this free clinic will happen again tomorrow but people who are looking for care will have to line up once again overnight if they want to have a chance. organizers say the truth is that some people may have to be turned away but i'm told those who can't be treated here for free will be given information and directed to a place where they can receive dental care in their community this is a look inside the convention center where you can see they have a triage set up with different stations where people can go to do cleanings, get xrays and extractions. this is the set up and they will be moving through a couple of thousand people here this morning. we are live in san jose.
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>> ktvu news has learned there will be more police patrolling the street this is weekend because of fears of revenge violence. two warrior's fans were gunned down in their car leaving the playoff game. they were on interstate 880 when someone in a dark-colored car shot and killed them. the passenger was either ejected or fell from the car and was hit by another vehicle. the investigators are checking surveillance in their search. a close friend, spoke to us by phone. >> they just called me that day. they were like fly out, come to the game. i was like i have to go to the studio to record. i thought maybe if i was there i would have been in the car with them.
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>> a 20,000-dollare being offered. offered. and check out these incredible pictures of an overnight car fire in oakland. we were on scene before the first firefighters arrived. this happened around 11:30 last night when flames engulfed that car. that is near a rec center. nobody was hurt and while investigators aren't calling arson they say the cause of that fire was not mechanical. >> investigators are looking in to what caused two trains in connecticut to crash injuring 70. the governor and two senators are meeting with the ntsb at the crash site. three people are in critical condition after one of the trains derailed hitting the second train. about 700 people were on both trains. >> all of the sudden we just hear boom and then we saw like
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smoke everywhere. i just was focusing on my kids. >> reporter: the trains are part of the metro north railroad serving the northern suburbs of new york. amtrak uses the same rails. it has suspended service between new york and boston because of that crash. early this morning the landing gear failed for a united states airways plane in new jerseyt. had to land on its belly. everybody on board escaped injury president the plane flew from philadelphia late last night after several failed attempts of trying to get the gear down the pilot decided to land on its belly. organizers of the amjen tour believe the race will be won or loss today. stage seven will start at 11:30 and end on the summit of mount diablo. we will provide live coverage
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here on mornings on 2. the stage will end in santa rosa. fans gathered at bailey road yesterday to watch the riders test themselves in time trials . a 23-year-old is in the lead. a man from the south bay -- we head west to the golden gate bridge. look at that. expect traffic delays tomorrow for the final stage. riders will make their way north across the bridge around 8:20. they will be grouped into two lanes. chp will have rolling closures for them. if all that wasn't enough tomorrow is also the 21st alcatraz shark fest swim. it starts at 7:50 on the eastside of alcatraz. the swimmers will finish at aquatic park. it'll be monitored. the next one is the escape from the rock event being held on june 2nd. >> today is the last day to
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register for the beta breakers race. 30,000 who signed up and they can pick up r ace packets. organizer also also take last minute registration at the event. there will be several new security measures in place for the race. runners are being encouraged to use fannie packs instead of large backpacks which have been banned. cameras and see through trash cans have been set up. there will also be more police. coming up, san francisco police chief will be joining us live to talk act the increased security and what you need to know. then on sunday we are going to have several crews on hand to give us live reports as well as at the amgen tour. plus on the website we have posted all the street closures you may see tomorrow. >> lot going on. let's go to rosemary and see
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how we are looking weather wise. >> going to be warming up. going to have plenty of sun. this morning already seeing sun in most cases, little bit of a patchy fog and low clouds along the coast. we have a jet inside the bayw. he are seeing sun where we had clouds just yesterday. it's a sign the change that are coming our way. you will feel it into the afternoon. what a beautiful golden hue over the bay this morning. we are looking at temperatures in the 40s to low 50s in some cases. it's a cool start out there and in some areas cooler than where we were 24 hours ago. part of that is because of clearer skies, 41 in nevado. if you look closely you can see the shade of gray along the coast just inside the bay over haywood. 54 degrees for you, 54 oakland, 50 in san jose. we are going to see a nice rebound in to the afternoon. temperatures again several degrees above yesterday's highs, especially inland.
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along the coast we are going to continue with the sea breeze and it'll stay cool at the coast for today. the sea breeze in fairfield, on stretching through the delta. ten in oakland, calm conditions in mountain view and a light breeze in san jose from the southeast. the winds are going to turn. we will see a northerly wind into sunday and monday. that dry north wind will bring in the possibility of a little bit of fire, high fire concern. i want to show you a view the pacific satellite. you can see the ridge. that's going to be building in over california over the next couple days. that will bring a rise in temperatures. it's the system that's not bringing us rain but eventually digging down, just east of us. the two combine. the ridge of high pressure and the trough that's expected to move in. we will kick up the dry winds and see a high fire danger sunday into monday.
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for the weekend, for most of us it'll be beautiful. here is what you can expect for beta breakers, tomorrow morning just a lit of bit of patchy fog. a great start to the morning. then just gets better, mostly sunny skies, mid60s by noon. if you are going to be outrunning or celebrating it'll be nice. afternoon highs for today upper 70s for the north bay. 68 for san francisco, upper 70s livermore. mid-70s san jose. 73 in santa cruz. just a beautiful one and the warmer day of the two will be sunday. upper 80s in the forecast for some of the warmer locations and a nice beach day on sunday with mostly sunny skies, 70 degrees. temperatures peak on monday and then a cooling trend tuesday into wednesday. i will have a look at the lunchtime numbers coming up. >> a day after a major jewelry theft more chaos at the canned film festival. the big scare that sent people rushing for cover including an actor.
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>> and an aggressive campaign continues to lure workers from silicon valley to canada. what the country is offering that it says we don't have.
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. welcome back. good morning to you. giving you a live look at san francisco, low clouds banked up against the coastline. partly cloudy to mostly sunny and 50 degrees. >> at 11occupy the farm will try to retake a piece of land owned by berkeley. the battle has lasted for more than a year. past monday a couple dozen were thrown out. the group returned that night to plant crops and four were arrested for trespassing. they want the area to be an urban farm but berkeley plans to put a grocery store and
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housing. students and activists are accusing police of using excessive force. yesterday the group rallied over the arrest of six people thursday night. one student said the people arrested were her guests and. this cell phone video was taken during the disturbance inside the mary ward dorm. a university spokesperson said the six were trespassing and the student who invited them violated several campus rules. >> new this morning north korea reportedly fired three short range guided missiles into the water off it's east coast. they routinely tests such rockets but today's launch comes during a period of possible diplomacy. the south said the north fired two missiles this morning, a third in the afternoon but the officials said the intent of the operation is still unclear. people from a north texas neighborhood hit by a series of tornadoes will be able to return home and see what if
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anything they have left. this is video of the damage left behind in the city of grand bury. the national weather service says 16 tornadoes went through the area. one woman said she huddled in a bathtub, listening to everything get torn away. >> i had my eyes closed. we were all praying. it was just horrible. it was the scariest feeling. i was worried about my kids. >> six people died. several others are still missing. the governor is a sure people that they will all get help they need from the local and federal government. a powerful storm is blamed for injuring at least one in northern alabama. yesterday's weather system knocked down trees, flipped dumpsters and damaged several homes and businesses. one was injured as she ran for cover. the storm is moving north toward tennessee. >> a man has been arrested for firing blanks from a gun at the
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canned film festival. >> you can see people as they ran for cover. it happened during a live tv interview with a oscar winning actor. the man fired two shots starter pistol and had a fake grenade. that happened a day after jewels worth about a million dollars were taken from a hotel room. the room belonged to an employee of a swiss based jeweler and the thieves unscrewed the safe and carried it away. it's believed to have been the work of an organized crime ring with possible help from hotel staff. >> canada is looking to poach silicon valley workers. they are promoting it with a large billboard near sfo. it features a maple leaf and a message asking people are seeing immigration problems. they hope to attract undocumented immigrants with high tech skills having trouble
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getting legal status in the united states and those tired of american immigration policies. >> we will give you the green card. we will give you residency. you can bet on canada. create jobs, we want you. >> a canada representative is in the bay area this weekend. he is already met with those who have launched start ups. today he will work a convention booth at a tech conference. >> in this morning's weekly address the president listed three areas that must be improved to build a better middle class. >> making america a magnet for good jobs, making sure our workers have the education and skills they need to do those jobs and making sure your hard work leads to a decent living. >> the president said american businesses have created more than 6.5 million new jobs. while he is encouraged he is looking for ways to increase middle class wages. he also indicated the need for
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more legislation making easier to refinance home mortgages and take advantage of low rates. >> california's unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in four and a half years. new numbers show that the state's unemployment rate fell to 9% last month. the labor departments of nearly 757,000 jobs have been added since the recovery started in february of 2010. however, nearly 1.7 million still remain unemployed. right here in the bay area all nine counties reported rates low irthan the state average. they range from 8.1% to a low of 4.6% in marin. the cuts the government are impacting the employment development department starting monday customer service will be reduced. edd phones will only be staffed from eight until noon instead of until the close of business at five. during the afternoon hours, staff members will now focus on
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other things such as processing applications for unemployment benefits. >> one expert says the state budget outlook is a lot better than the governor make s it out to be. an analyst says the state will take in $3.2 billion more than the governor estimated. it's expected to trigger a new debate about how to spend it. the tea party is suing the irs. the suit is expected to be filed in the middle of next week and represents more than a dozen groups who claim they were targeted by the irs. just yesterday congress grilled the out going irs commissioner who testified that mistakes were made, not because of politics but to reduce work load. republican lawmakers promised more hearings accusing the agency of being to large. >> it was a surprise reunion for a marine and the dog who helped him keep safe while he was serving in afghanistan.
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>> it felt very good. >> yesterday the sergeant from wisconsin traveled to iowa to convince state officials that the 4-year-old dog belonged with him. casey had served with him as a bomb sniffing dog while he was stationed in afghanistan. last june she was sent back to the united states and started working in iowa at the state fire marshall's office where the sergeant tracked her down. >> first time i talked to them i said if i could pull this off are you willing to drive here to get the dog? he said i would swim to japan to get my dog. >> because of an 8,500-dollar donation they were able to replace casey and yesterday surprised the sergeant with the news that casey was his to take home. >> nice. time now 7:21 and changing mascots. the teams who said its time to switch things up. >> and he wants to run 710 miles a day for 45 days. we will tell you about the man
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leaving from san francisco on a mission to set a world record. >> and it's a notable heat up in store for the weekend. a look at the temperatures expected in the area coming up. the only thing we'd ever grown together
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time. >> nurses and teachers helped patients at the hospital get ready for a space themed party, complete with stairways characters, we have one woman who missed her high school prom but didn't miss this one . i know so many people with heart transplants that we have gone through and to see it that we are here and partying forgetting about it is really important and special. >> the hospital cafeteria was transformed in to several pretend planets. the prom coincide was the last day of the hospital's school. this is the 9th year for the event. >> it's a beautiful morning out there. rosemary always tries to deliver the runners cool temperatures and beta breakers tomorrow, how warm will it get? >> you know it's going to be mild by about noontime. we will start out cool. this morning we are cool, even in the 40s in some areas over parts of the north bay.
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checking in about 44 degrees under mostly sunny skies. a bit of a chill in some cases, along the bay, along the coast mostly in the low to mid50s. into the noon hour going to feel good. we will stay cool at the coast with the on shore breeze. in and around the peninsula and east bayshore line we have upper 60s for lunch and then about 70 degrees inland and for the afternoon, 79 for napa, 79 livermore, low 70's redwood, haywood, mid-70s san jose, upper 60's san francisco. into the weekend tomorrow is going to be the warmer day and notice the coast. tomorrow will be the better day to head to the beach. the on shore breeze will weaken and we will heat up, could be breezy in the hills. i will have more on that coming up. before that we have a cooldown coming tuesday into wednesday. back to you. >> some nba teams can't seem to make up their mind when's it
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comes to their mascots. the charlotte bobcats want to change back to the hornets, the original ones move there's in 2002 but new orleans is now calling itself the pelicans. don't look for items just yet, league rules require teams to wait 18 months for name changes. >> something we know that's not changing $600 million up for grabs. the powerball drawing tonight and the company that's making it possible for you to buy tickets without leaving your house. >> and a couple thousand lined up outside the san jose convention center. they are here for free dental care. a clinic is taking place today. why so many are turning out.
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. more than a thousand people inching along, getting closer to a check up they say they couldn't otherwise afford. welcome back to mornings on 2. >> right now dentists giving life changing smiles to hundreds of south bay patients. alex is live in san jose with the free dental clinic that had people lined up down the street in advance this morning of
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these extra services. >> reporter: yeah. amazing turn out. thousands lined up outside the convention center. this is the line that stretches around the block this morning. some here say they haven't seen a dentist in years and often they are coming in with serious infections according to the organizers and serious issues, complications years of not being treated. thousands of people will get free dental care this morning. it's because of this clinic that's taking place inside the convention center, a clinic people started lining up for yesterday morning. the california dental association is putting on this free dental clinic this weekend here in san jose. hundreds of dentists from all over this area come in and volunteer their time. they preform cleanings, they do fillings and they even do extractions and some surgeries as well. this clinic opened at five this morning. they started seeing people then, figuring out what their needs were. i talked to one man, still
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waiting, he said he came down because he lost his job as a sheet metal worker three years ago and hasn't had dental coverage since. >> no word, so i had to retire and i just -- dental work is just to expensive. i heard about that and i thought boy come down. i got a missing tooth here and here. i used to have regular dentist to take care of my dental work. its been rough. >> organizers say there are so many people in need here because the state cut it's denacal program in 2009 and that eliminated dental coverage for most adults in california. this clinic will happen tomorrow. of course people who are looking to have some issues treated will have to wait in line and possibly wait in line again overnight. organizers say that they expect they will be able to help just
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over 2,000 leiallpofar more people than that waiting in line and that means some could be turned away. we are live in san jose. channel 2news. >> police in haywood are asking for your help to find a missing 3-year-old boy, sunny lee was last seen around nine at his grandfather's house. the grandfather was asleep and when he woke up he noticed the boy was missing. police say sunny either walked out or was taken. the boy is described as 2-foot 9 inches, 39 pounds, his father john lee may have taken him without per manipulation since the grandparents have court ordered custody. john may be driving a blue older model bmw and is known to frequent hotels. anyone with information is asked to call police. a banker is in jail accused of ripping off more than $1.3 million fromher 62-year-old lin
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a long time bank manager. she forged checks and laundered money. the da said she targeted seniors who she became great friends with. one says his 83-year-old mom treated foss like a daughter until she realized she was missing hundreds of thousands of dollars. >> took my mom out to lunch and dinner several times, and that is -- now looking back that is the sick part because she was basically preying on my mom. >> in one case according to investigators a cd totaling $922,000 went down to 353,000. she would filter the money into her own accounts. she is expected to enter a plea next week. >> federal prosecutors are asking for more time to indict boston bomb suspect dzhokhar
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tsarnaev. tomorrow marks 30 days since he was arrested and the law requires indictments with in a month but prosecutors say they will seek more time. he remains in a hospital after being wounded in a gun battle with police. in the wake of the marathon bombings, police are ramping up security tomorrow at the beta breakers race. coming up at 7:45 the police chief will join us live to talk act the changes runners and people will be seeing along the course. >> couple demotions overturned for a couple of policeman. the captain and lieutenant commanded the operation to track a parolee who had shot two officers, two swat officers were later killed in the manhunt but now it was ruled the police department unfairly singled out the two officers and failed to consider their own responsibility. both men were demoted two
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ranks, those will be restored along with back pay. senate port of oakland is closed as investigators look into an accident that killed a 50-year-old. the 78-year-old died when his pickup truck went into the water yesterday afternoon. the truck was knocked in to the water by a machine at berth 30. he was under water for more than 30 minutes before a port diver could reach him. others called him an icon. >> he was like a dad to all of us. it's a very, very sad thing that shouldn't have happened. >> fantastic man. he will be very, very missed. >> the port will be closed until this afternoon while oakland police and port officials wrap up their investigation. >> the owner of the italian team in the upcoming america's cup race won't pull out but he does want safety changes. the owner who is the ceo of prada fashion came to address
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safety concerns. those come after a sailor on another team died during a training run last week. through a translator he said he isn't working for changes to the boats, instead he is calling for crews to wear thicker helmets and body armor. he also wants races canceled when winds top 23 miles an hour. the current limit is 38 miles an hour. >> i know they are supposed to be statement the crew must feel safe. they need to have confidence and need to trust their boat. >> this will test their yacht by the end of next week. the three challengers will start competing against each other in july. the winner faces off with the oracle team in august. >> firefighters in southern california continue to battle tough terrain and large flames as they fight to put out two wildfires. they are burning 30 miles apart. one of them has spread to nearly 600 acres. it threatened an elementary school and dozens of homes when
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it broke out yesterday. the other fire has been burning since wednesday in fraser park. they have burned more than 4300 acres. high winds continue to play a big role in that night. firefighters in the bay area, especially in pnapa are bracing for a big fire season. a lack of rain is to blame. they said they have responsibled to more than 1300 wildfires which is 300 more compared to the same time last year. people living in napa are being told to create defensible space to reduce the risk. >> the powerball jackpot has reached $600 million and is expected to climb. if you still want to buy tickets you don't have to leave your couch. the service that is only being offered to people in california. >> reporter: the mad dash to the local convenience store may be a thing of the past since you can buy your tickets online. >> i like that. that's more convenient.
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>> reporter: the online company is banking on convenience. it's the first website in california where lottery players can order powerball, mega millions and super lotto plus tickets legally online. you pay a monthly fee and thin can buy all the tickets you want. >> we are not the lottery. we are just a messenger service. we go to the store for you. >> reporter: still others are increasing the jackpot by buying tickets the old fashioned way. a report says california accounts for 11% of the national sales. >> the store clerk counted off 13 powerball tickets in just that one sale. a group of co workers pooled their funds to buy the tickets. >> people are very excited about it.
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they are spending as much as they can spare. >> we never won here before so the law of average says got to catch us sooner or later. got to catch up to us. >> reporter: that's some logic. the jackpot has grown up by more than 230 million since wednesday when nobody matched the winning numbers. despite all the excitement odds of winning are slim. about one in 175 million. if you still want to buy a ticket the drawing is tonight at 7:00. if either of you win i'm expecting a large newsroom breakfast tomorrow and doughnuts won't cut it. >> i have no problem with the breakfast. >> $600 million i will pitch in. >> i don't know if i will show up. i will call it in. >> yeah. >> all right. rosemary, how do you feel about a big breakfast tomorrow? even though the roads are one in 175 million it's always nice to dream.
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>> that's right. have you to be in it to win it. i always wake up hungry. good morning to you. you are in luck. that's what we have for the weekend. a live look there at bay bridge and san francisco, low clouds hugging the coastline. few patchy clouds just inside the bay. outside of that mostly sunny skies, temperatures on the cool side but i do see a nice rebound into the next hour or two. satellite radar above the few low clouds we are seeing, mostly clear skies, we have a weak system just brushing the end here of northern california. we have a ridge of high pressure. that's going to keep the storm track to the north. you can see it with the clouds, it's going to be strengthening over the next couple days. that's going to warm us up. we have a system that will ride over the north. that will come sunday into monday. that will kick up the off shore winds, it'll help heat us up. it'll also increase fire danger just a bit. with that said we will track it
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for you. that's sunday night into monday. it'll be breezy. the winds expected to gust to about 30. that will last into monday. outside of that we have great weather coming our way, especially if you like it warm. 52 in concord. 44napa, we have to get through some cool temperatures but by the afternoon a notable warm um for today. 79 santa rosa. going to be a beautiful day. 70 oakland. 70 haywood. in to the valley a nice one for you. 75 san jose, beautiful day at santa cruz, low 70s and sunny sykes, 68 san francisco. the extended forecast the warm up will continue on sunday. going to be upper 60's at the beach. the heat on monday. we start a cooling trend tuesday into wednesday . >> it's finally ready.
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the new technology that be required on every new semi automatic hand gun. >> first let's go outside. there is a live look at interstate 880 as the sun beginning to shine traffic moving just fine but we will watch all the roads for you. we will let you know if there are any delays or traffic problems. time is 7:42.
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. temperatures holding in the upper 40s to low 50s outside the door. >> with boston marathon bombing still fresh, san
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francisco police promised extra security tomorrow at the beta breakers. >> as many as 100,000 will turn out for the race, 30,000 runners and 70,000 to watch. >> san francisco police chief is live to outline the plans. good mornin . >> good morning. >> it's a fun race. san francisco tradition. very colorful, people love it. when you have tens of thousands and i know a lot of planning goes into making sure it stays safe, how are you feeling heading into the race? >> we are excited about it. it's a lot of fun for the officers. it's a great event and we hope we are partnering the hundred thousand people you just talked about on the whole see something, say something, we will have plenty of officers for them to say something too. >> i want to talk about what conversations you have had with boston police, authorities, coming off the marathon out there in regards to security. did you have conversations with them? i know you have the new cameras set up along the race course, also the trash cans, putting
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the clears, were those your ideas or because of what boston police told you? >> actually the trash can idea came from the mayor. it was a good call. certainly now we have a lot of comments ont. i think it was a real smart thing to do. as far as the evidence all the major city chiefs have been on conference calls pretty much since hours if not an hour after the bombing talking about what they were doing to find the bombers and then what we were going to do for our events going forward and several we have been on those calls. >> go through what people need to know. we have been looking at video of backpacks. there are changes, it won't be business as usual. >> right. i mean -- business as usual in regard to all the requests that have always been made will be a little bit more on everybody's mind. everybody needs to be registered, you can still do that today. we will like to have everybody
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bibbed and i know the organizers would. we want everybody to start at the start because that's where all the checkpoints will be. if you will run and have a good time don't run the risk of being asked off the course. we have normally picked our spots and asked people off and that will be the case again tomorrow. >> i know we have amgen tomorrow too. will you have officers there and tied to the beta breakers, officers in plains clothe running the race? >> that's been asked. i don't know if we will have anyone run start so finish but we will have swarve officers in the crowd and on the race course. people ask about the fact that it's a soup irbusy day, we have a head of state in town as well. back in october they called it event ageddon. we do it as well as anybody and we have no reason to believe this isn't just going be another great sunday in san francisco. >> you running it? >> no. i did that once. got the t-shirt. >> okay.
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thank you for joining us on mornings on two. >> my pleasure. >> bay area transit will expand their services, bart will start at five, golden gate ferry adding four extra trips starting at 5:30 a.m. caltrain will run express in the morning as well as the afternoon. muni adding more. because of the large crowds and street closures, some routes could be delayed. this is a map of the street closures you can expect. there will be a number of closures in effect throughout san francisco, road closures in golden gate park and then the great highway will last until four. most other roads will reopen. tomorrow morning we will have live reports at the beta breakers as well as at amgen tour on ktvu.com. we have a detailed map of all the street closures. >> police are trying to find how a grenade got into a home.
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a woman found it in the garage on of home. the bomb squad was called out and a few hours later they detonated it. nearby homes had to be evacuated. police are investigating where it came from. >> there is controversial new gun control law in california. it requires every new semi- automatic gun to be stamped with a serial number so police can trace casings. the law was signed by the then governor in 2007 but the technology just passed all of the patenting hurdles. it takes effect needly. the nra has threatened to sue. extra security in effect for the graduation at the university of texas because of recent events they are adding k9 units and bag checks, bags bigger than 12-inches won't be allows and parked is prohibited
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anywhere near. the some say it makes them feel uncomfortable. others say they are grateful and say the days -- it's just necessary. >> berkeley will be filled with plenty of excited students and proud parents. the school is going to hold its campus wide commencement. more than 21,000 tickets have been issued for the ceremony. apple co founder will deliver that key note address. a 90-year-old man has just graduated with his 4th college degree. >> wally cableson. >> that is impressive. wally is the oldest graduate in the california state university system. he earn earned his ma from san march koss and did it while slowly losing his eyesight.
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>> any time you can devote to improving your mind and increasing your learning is valuable for you as well as for those you associatew. >> this is his third ma. he also has a master's in literature and writing studies and in history. he has a ba in history as well and now hopes to mentor others. >> very impressive. >> could learn a lot from him. >> volunteers spreading you. the changes they hope to make in a city. >> and cutting down on the fire danger. how officials want to make it safer and why some say it's a bad plan. . >> warming trend is coming our way in time for the weekend. i will have a look at what you can expect.
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. redwood is considering whether to stop the use of a red light camera. the daily news reports next monday the police chief will recommend to the council note to renew a contract with the
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company. the chief prefers other strategies such ace computer program pinpointing high collision areas. san francisco is considering requiring disabled drivers to feed parking meters. a panel proposes expanding and metering current blue disabled parking zones. supporters of the idea say it would free up more parking spaces for the needy, up to one in four parking spaces are occupied with cars with disabled placards, some changes would need state approval. >> a protest and public meeting are planned over plans to cut own 8 5,000 trees in the east bay hills. the city of oakland, the university of california and east bay regional parks trying to get millions of dollars to clear cut fire prone species. the 1991 east bay hills fire storm prompted that project. 25 people died and thousands of homes were destroy.
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supporters hope to mitigate danger. . >> the hills are ripe for a fire storm and the trees are a major factor. >> what amounts to a strong personal viewpoint on what foilage should or shouldn't be is in our view a tele misuse of public funds. >> fema has not yet decide whether to fund the project the last public meeting starts this morning at ten at clairmont middle school. the public has until june 17th to submit written comments. a makeover is happening in the fruitvale district. today volunteer also be out at 48th and 12th street painting over the grafitti. it started thursday. after its painted over local artists have been asked so create new work. >> its been a cool and windy week but that seems to belowing out and the temperature is going up. >> yeah. already seeing that transition.
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you may be as well. sun to go around. just a few patchy clouds along the east bay and along the coast. i want to get to beta breakers, it's a big deal and is going on tomorrow morning. the low clouds that we see in the morning 53 degrees. its going to be a nice cool start by ten or so. partly sunny to partly cloudy and in to the noon hour fair sykes, mid60s in the forecastt. will be beautiful. we have a good-looking weekend in store. outside the doors right now mid40s to mid50s with partly cloudy skies, you look slight a cooler tanyetta but we will make up for that and then some. temperatures in the low 640s. low 80's expected inland for the warmest areas and the heating trend will continue. tomorrow another notable jump in the temperatures for the afternoon. sunday night into monday. the dry northerly wind aiding in the warm up will increase fire dangers. we will track that sunday night
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inton 't month. monday is the hottest day. wednesday even cooler than that. i will have a widespread view of the current temperatures and the afternoon highs. >> tomorrow will be a busy day in san francisco with multiple events causing road closures. new information from police chief and the areas should you avoid. >> and today is the first anniversary of facebook going public. the highs and lows, the social media friended the stock market. look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month
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. providing free departmental care to thousands of low income people in the south bay. the goal behind this free dental clinic coming up. >> and the streets of san francisco will fill up tomorrow with cyclists, runners and people watching watching. >> and fears of revenge after a deadly shooting. the new detail that have more police patrolling the streets. >> complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning. welcome. it's saturday may 18th. >> good morning. rosemary said it'll be a great weekend. let's go over to her and a peek at that forecast. >> yes. i think the headline will be
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the notable warm up. from six to eight to nine degrees. 70 degrees yesterday, 79 today in livermore. its going to be nice and mild to warm as we get into the afternoon or the amgen riders, the heating trend will continue into sunday. sunday will be the warmest day. thaw outline for the afternoon and we are looking at a bit of a cool start. >> happening now thousands are lined up in san jose rating for their shot at free dental care. alex is there where some say its been years since they have seen a dentist. >> reporter: for some its been a very long time. today thousands of people who can't afford dental care are getting it for free. we are here at the san jose convention center. you can see the theme. they have a triag, system so they move people through. they figure out what their needs are. then they get them to the correct spot. whether people need cleanings,
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if they need a tooth pulled. it's all done here. we will show you what it looks like out received there is a line that goes around the block for this clinic. people started lining up yesterday morning. this is put on by the california stental association and it's taking place this weekend. some haven't seen a dentist in years and there are so. er many in need because the state cut it's dentcare program. hundreds of dentists are here volunteering their time. they do cleaning, filling extractions. >> i can't afford dental insurance. it costs us $200 just to have a tooth pulled. i can't pay for that. when they said free i'm here.
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they should offer more like this. >> reporter: this free clinic will continue tomorrow. once again tonight people will again line up here outside the san jose convention center hoping to be seen by a dentist. the goal it so treat 2,000 but they say judging by the line they may not meet that goalm. could be turned away. one of the big points of focus for organizers is education. they are talking right now to people about how they can find dental care. even the people that are turn turned away they will try to point them in the right direction and get them to a dentist in their area. we are live in san jose. ktvu channel 2news. >> new, a man in haywood wakes up to find his 3-year-old grandson missing. sonny lee was last seen about
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9:00 last night at his grandfather's home. police say sonny either walked out or was taken. the boy is 2-foot 9, 39 pounds and mixed race. police say the father may have taken him without permission. john may be driving a blue older model bmw. anyone with information is asked to call police. >> we have learned there will be more police officers patrolling the streets of richmond this weekend because of fears of a violent revenge. two warrior fans were shot and killed while in their car thursday night after they left the warrior's applyoff game. they were on interstate 880 near broadway and oakland when witnesses say someone in a dark- colored suv shot and killed them. marks who was a passenger was either rejected or fell from
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the car. shooting shut down a section of the freeway for hours. police are checking surveyance. one of the close friends of the victim, into spoke to us. >> he just called me. he was like fly out, come to the game. i had to go to the studio. if i was there i may have been in the car with them. >> a 20,000-dollar reward is offered in this case. >> and check out these pictures of an overnight car fire in east oakland. a photographer was on scene. it happened around 11:30. flames engulfed the car. nobody was hurt and while investigators aren't calling arson they do say the cause of the fire wasn't mechanical. >> we are less than 24 hours
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from the beta breakers race. this morning the police chief joined us live with more on the security change that are being put in place. >> reporter: security plans started in the hours following the boston bombing. >> all the major city chiefs have been on conference calls since hours, if not an hour after the bombing talking tab what they were doing to find the bombers and then what we were going to do for events going forward and san francisco police department has been on those calls since. >> those changes include no large backpacks. the chief said they will not hesitate to ask people to leave the course. cameras are set up as well. another change, city crews installing see through trash cans along the course. you can magma that eliminating places for people to hide
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potential devices. let me show you this map of the street closures you can expect because of tomorrow's race. there will be a number of them in effect throughout san francisco. road closures in golden gate park and the great highway will last until four. most other roads will reopen after the race. there will be more officers in san francisco tomorrow but runners and people watching need to take an active role in your own safety. if you see something, say something to an officer. >> organizers of the amgen believe the bike race will be won or lost during the climb up mount diablo. stage seven will start at 11:30 and will end on the summit around 3:00. stage eight starts tomorrow and we are going to provide live coverage of that start right here on mornings on 2.
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fans gathered at bailey good to watch the riders test themselves. tj won and is now the race leader. the 24-year-old is from pose man montana. from the south bay we head to the golden gate bridge. a beautiful shot. this is a live look at traffic. you should expect traffic delays on that bridge tomorrow for the 8th and final stage of the tour. riders are going to make their way north across that bridge around 8:20 tomorrow morning. they are going to be grouped in two lanes and the chp is going to preform rolling closures for them. we will have continuing coverage. tomorrow we will have live reporters at the beta breakers race as well as at amgen tour. you will get a lot of live pictures. and at ktvu.com we have posted for you a map of all the street closures. >> and you mentioned amgen and stage seven today.
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it's in livermore with the temperatures rising up and expecting to be hot. i don't know if it's quite 90 but maybe the 80s. >> yeah. upper 70's for today. today is the better day because by tomorrow we will be warmer than that. we have this nice warming trend underway. begins today, tomorrow going to be warmer, monday going to be the hottest and if you just don't like the heat i have good news in the extended forecast for you. giving you a few here of the hills where we are dealing with mostly sunny skies, most of us waking up sunny. along the coast we are socked in pretty good with the low clouds, little bit of fog. santa cruz mostly sunny but half moon and pacifica dealing gray skies and a little bit just inside the bay. if you look close enough you can seet. hanging over haywood, perhaps down into fremont. it'll mix out. we will have sun in the next hour or so. you can see it thick here along the coastline. 50 degrees there santa rosa.
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52napa. what a jump we have seen in the last couple hours, napa has warmed 12 degrees since about six this morning. the nice rebound for you. mid50s in oakland. 54 walnut creek. if you have the early morning soccer game or perhaps a lit league game that's a lit of a cool start but i'm seeing the temperatures turn around and we will be pretty mild by nine, even ten. 53 right now foster city. upper 40s menlo park. 50s in los altos. with the on shore breeze going to stay cool. eventually we will see this and it'll come as early as tomorrow. tomorrow will be the better beach day if you are planning to head to the coach this weekend and there is the warming trend i talked about just a moment ago. today from four to eight degrees warmer than yesterday. tomorrow another four to eight degrees expected of warming in
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some case. monday will be the hottest day. here is a look at afternoon highs, 79 for the afternoon. 77nevado. gog to be a beautiful day. 70 in oakland. 78 walnut creek. upper 70s for the riders, mid- 70s san jose, 76saratoga. low 70s at the boardwalk today. going to be beautiful for you. 73 redwood city. a nice day in san francisco. upper 60s. again notice the coast. still on the low to mid60's for today that. will change tomorrow. upper 60s to near 70 expected along the coastline. monday will be a hot one. begin the cooling trend on tuesday. sunday into monday. the winds will increase the fire danger and i will explain that for you coming up. >> six people clash with police and it's all caught on tape. now that video is leading to
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protests. >> our neighbor to the north recruiting bay area workers and their method of advertising is pretty hard to miss. >> first let's head outside. there is a nice shot of the east shore freeway. moving on through berkeley. no problems or delays. mçó4+y?i crystal geyser is always
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cloudy, mostly clear skies, enjoyable weekend in the forecast. we have a warm up for the afternoon. >> just about three hours occupy the farm will try to take over a piece of farming land owned by u- c berkeley. battle has lasted for more than a year. this past monday police kicked out a couple dozen who camped there. they returned at night to try to plant crops. four were arrested for trespassing, they want the area turned in to an urban farm but berkeley plans to develop the land, plans include housing and a grocery store. students are accusing san francisco state police of excessive force. yesterday they rallied over the arrest of six people thursday night. one said the people were her guests and had been part of a group remove from an abandoned church earlier this week. the cell phone video was taken during the disturbance inside the mary ward dorm. a spokesperson said the six were trespassing and the
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student would invited them violated several campus rules. this morning people from a new york texas neighborhood hit hard by a series of tornadoes will be able to return home and see if they have anything left. this is video of damage left behind in. a national weather service says 16 tornadoes in total ripped through that area. one woman said she huddled in the bathtub with her family listening to everything around them get torn away. >> i had my eyes closed. we were all praying. it was just horrible. it was the scariest feeling. i was worried about my kids. >> at least six people died and others are still missing. the governor is a suring people they will get all of the help they need. >> we have more details now about the crash of two trains in connecticut that injured 70 pole. right now connecticut's governor and two senators are
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meeting the ntsb at the crash site. three people are in critical condition after one of the trains derailed, hitting the second train last night. about 700 people were on both trains. >> all of the sudden we just heard a boom and then saw smoke everywhere and i was just cungon my two kids, just hugging them. >> the trains are part of the metro north railroad which serves the northern suburb of new york city. amtrak uses those same rails and has suspended service between new york and boston because of the crash. the mayor of bridge port said the tracks are so damaged it may take weeks to repair them and without the trains monday morning's drive is expected to be a mess. air traveler has had a scare. a united states airways plane had to land on its belly after the landing gear failed. all 34 people on board were able to escape injury. the plane flew from
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philadphseveral failed attempts to get the landing gear down the pilot decided to land. >> north korea reportedly fired three short range guided missiles into the water. they routinely test rockets but today's launch is double a period of diploo macy looking to help tensions. the south said the north fired two this morn be government officials said the intent is still unclear. canada is looking to get silicon valley workers. the canada government is promoting with a large billboard near san francisco international. it features a maple leaf and a message asking if people are encountering immigration problems. they want to attract undocumented immigrant was high tech skills having trouble gaining legal status in the united states and business people tired of immigration policy. >> we will give you the green
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card, you can bet on canada. start your business there, create jobs. >> a representative is in the bay area this weekend. he has met with those who have launched start ups and today he will work a convention booth at a conference. >> in this morning's weekly address the president listed three hours that must be improved in order to build a middle class. >> one, making america a magnet for good jobs, two, making sure our workers have the education and skills to do those jobs, three, making sure your hard work leads to a good living. >> the president said american businesses have created more than 6 and a half million new jobs and he is looking far ways to increase middle class wages. he indicated the fled for legislation that would make it easier for families to refinance home mortgages and take advantage of low rates. senate president is coming back
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to the bay -- the president is coming back to palo alto in june. the dinner costs 6 uple the money will go to the democratic senatorial campaign committee. the tea party is suing the irs. that suit is expected to be filed in the middle of next week and it represents more than a dozen tea party groups who claim they were targeted by the irs. just yesterday congress grilled the out going commissioner who testified that mistakes were made not because of politics but because of reducing work load. the agency is a accused of being to large. one expert says the state budget outlook is better than the governor make s it out to be. they say our state will take in
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$3.2 billion more than the governor has estimated. that is expected to trigger a you this debate about how to spend it. >> it's day two of a week long nurse's strike at sutter hospitals. >> the only way we loose is to give up. >> the nurses say contract issues include patient care benefits and wages, this is the 9th time they have walked off the job in the past two years. victims arethe hospitals hired replacement nurses and say the strike will not affect patient care. >> it's a big day as facebook celebrates one year since it's debut. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad
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admit their addiction. >> sometimes i wake up in the middle of the night with my phone. >> i think it's standard. >> facebook said the site is something that people need. >> it was a surprise reunion for a marine and the dog who helped keep him safe while serving in afghanistan. >> [applause]. >> felt very good. >> yesterday the sergeant from wisconsin traveled to iowa to convince state officials that the 4-year-old dog belonged with him. kay say had served with him as a bomb sniffing dog while in afghanistan and last year she was sent back to the united states and started working in iowa at the state fire marshall's office. that's where the sergnt tracked her down. >> first time i talked to him i said if i can pull this off, are you willing to drive to iowa to get your dog? he said i would swim to japan to get my dog.
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>> after a donation the fire marshall was able to replace casey and surprised the agent with the news that the dog was his to take home. a man from minnesota will attempt to set a world record for the fastest run across america. . he posted these pictures online of himself. he plans to run from san francisco to new york city. he hopes to travel more than 3100 miles averaging 70 miles a day for 45 days. the current record is 36 days. he is raising money and awareness autism. . >> i can't wrap my mind around how long that run is. we wish him luck and rosemary give him some good weather. >> we have great weather in the forecast. by the afternoon maybe a little warm for the runners d it early on if you can. today is a better day for a
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run. tomorrow will be toasty. with that said, i need to mention that this dry, warmer pattern will eventually lead us into the path of a high fire danger. it'll come sunday into monday. i don't want to be the voice of doom. we have breezy conditions expected for the north bay hills, perhaps the east bay mill hills. no advisories just yet issued by the national weather social security. we will watch that for you. get away from that and we have nice warm weather in store for today and tomorrow. plus at the coast temperatures in the 50s. nice, mostly sunny skies, low 50s at coast by about ten. low 60's inland. at the coast i think the low clouds will be turning off by one. afternoon sun expected for you at noontime mild to warm weather already, some of the warmest locations inland will hit about 70 degrees. mid50s at the coast. if you are around the bay by noontime upper 60's expected, oakland, redwood, the extended forecast.
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warmer today, hottest day of the weekend tomorrow. even a nice beach day. mid to upper 60's. we will loose that on shore breeze. it'll be very week. sunday night into monday a wind in the east bay hills, monday the hottest day, tuesday, wednesday we start a cooling trend. you can see it there. i will have a look at the beta breaks forecast coming up. >> a 600 million-dollar jackpot is up for grabs and stores aren't the only place to score the winning ticket. >> and a trusted oakland banker in jail after a money scam is found that cheated her customers out of more than a million dollars. what makes a sleep number store different? you walk into a conventional mattress store, it's really not about you. they say, "well, if you wanted a firm bed you can lie on one of those. if you want a soft bed you can lie on one of those." we provide the exact individualization that your body needs. the sleep number memorial day sale. not just ordinary beds on sale,
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. thousands of dollars stolen from customers of an oakland bank. all bay a woman most say they considered a friend. good morning. welcome back to mornings on 2. >> an east bay banker is in jail accused of ripping off more than $1.3 million from her loyal customers. the 6 it-year-old linda foss was a long time bank branch manager. she forged checks and laundered money from multiple accounts. the da said she targeted seniors who she was great friends with. one said his 83-year-old mother treated her like a daughter until she realized she was missing hundreds of thousands of dollars. >> took my mom out to lunch and dinner several times and that is -- now looking back that's the sick part because she was basically preying on her. >> in one case according to investigators a cd totaling $97
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353,000. she would filter the money into a number of her own accounts, the da said she is expected to enter a plea next week. >> happening now thousands are waiting in line for a chance at free dental work that they otherwise wouldn't be able to afford. alex is live in san jose with more on the free clinic that has people lined up since yesterday. >> reporter: we have seen quite a demand in san jose. a lot of the people you are talking to, its been years since they have been to the dentist and a lot are showing up with serious infections, also, in need of having teeth pulled as well. you can see over here as we show you a live look at what's happening, a lot of different stations here. people are getting xrays so some of the dentists can figure where the need is and what work they need done. everybody being treated for free here at the san jose convention center this is a free dental clinic put on by
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the california dental association. hundreds come down and volunteer their time here. they do cleanings and fillings, they preform extractions, and there are some surgeries that take place as well. the doors open at 5:00 this morning and some people have been camped out, outside since yesterday morning. the line this morning still stretches around the block. many people say they just can't afford dental insurance. some have lost their jobs, organizers say there have so many in need because the state cut it's dentacal program. that left three million low income people without dental coverage. >> we have some people that are in need. our safety net in california is and maybe nationally that isn't working. people just don't have a place to turn for the dental needs. >> reporter: organizes say the goal is to treat about 2,000 people throughout the weekend. everything continues tomorrow but i am told that there could be more people than that waiting in line.
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the clinic does continue on sunday but organizers say if they run out of time it's possible there could be some who waited in line that may have to be turned away. some of those who are turned away won' left high and dry. organizers will try too get them lined up with dental care in their local communities. we are live in san jose. >> all right. tonight is the night for the powerball drawing with the current estimated jackpot at $600 million. our cameras found people buying tickets, they are hoping to claim the second largest jackpot in united states history. last night's mega millions jackpot was pretty high too, $192, two winners will be splitting that pop prize. did you know that you can buy lottery tickets online?
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it's the first website in california where players can order powerball, mega millions, super loto plus tickets legally over the internet. you pay $12 a month and then can buy all the tickets you want for the same price you would pay at the store. >> we are not the lottery. we are just a messenger service. we go to the store for you. we aren't offering lottery services so it's legal. >> you can buy a single ticket, create an office pool or join a group. you can pick your numbers in advance and play for the next four weeks. if you win your account is credited the next day. >> the owner of the italian team in the upcoming race wants changes. the ceo of prada fashion came to address safety concerns, those after a sailor died during a training run on the bay last week. through a translatory
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translator -- he said that he is calling for crews to wear thicker helmets and bott armor. he also wants races canceled when winds top 23 milessa unhour. the current limit is 38 miles an hour. >> supposed to be safe. the crew must feel safe. they need to have confidence and they fled to trust their boat. >> the italians will test their yacht by the end of next week. there are three challengers and all will start competing against each other in july president the winner faces off with the united states in august. senate port of oakland is closed as investigators look there to an accident that killed a 50 year veteran long shore man. the man died when his truck went into the water yesterday. the truck was apparently knocked in to the water by some sort of machine at berth 30. he was under water for more than 30 minutes. others called him an icon.
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>> he was like a dad to awful us. it's a very, very sad thing that shouldn't have happened. fantastic man. he will be very, very missed by everybody. >> the port will be closed until sometime this afternoon while oakland police and port officials do the investigation. >> a demotion has been overturned for a pair of policeman. the two commanded an operation to track a parolee who had shot two officers. two swat officers were later killed. now its been ruled the police department unfairly singled out the two and failed to consider it's own responsibility. federal prosecutors are asking for more time to indict boston marathon bombing suspect dzhokhar tsaaev. tomorrow is 30 days since he was arrested. a law requires indictments with in a h.
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prosecutors say they will seek more time. dzhokhar tsarnaev remains in prison hospital after being hurt in a gun battle with police. he is a accused with his late brother of planting twin bombs. >> security is going it be tight in san francisco tomorrow with beta breakers, the amgen and the alcatraz shark fest swim. it starts at 7:50 on the east received the island. swimmers will finish at the cove. that will be monitored by 50 to 60. bay area transit agencies are expanding their expandings their service. caltranss will run express and muni will add more buses. because of the large crowds and the street closures, you can expect delays. this is a map of the street closure that will be in place because of beta breakers, there will be a number of closures in
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effect throughout san francisco. road closures in golden gate park and the great highway will last until four in the afternoon. most of the other roads will reopen after the race, about 11:00 a.m. that map of the street closures is posted on ktvu.com. you just have to look under the hot topics section. >> the a's will be in town. maybe are you going out to the ballpark. just kind of one of those days. >> yeah. a great day for a ball game at the beach. a little cool because the on shore breeze is still with us. by tomorrow i think maybe a better beach day. i will explain why in just a moment. mostly sunny skies over the hills, livermore partly cloudy, pleasanton partly sunny to partly cloudy, just a little bit of low clouds, and fog deck hanging over parts of the east bay. let me show you what i mean. you can see it right there through haywood and again stretching in and across looks at'sligoing to nny skies
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for your neighborhood. we have mostly sunny skies over the north bay. along the peninsula feeling good at this point. you can see a little bit here and around the coastline. ocean beach mostly sunny, half moon bay partly sunny, santa cruz mostly sunny. this will mix out as well. for the afternoon sun expected for half moon bay, pacifica, widespread 50s. rebound already that i'm seeing over the last couple hours, areas of the north bay, napa, santa rosa, now in the 50s. walnut creek 58 for you. upper 50s for antioch and brentwood. outside the door already starting to feel good under mostly sunny skies, we do have that on sheer breeze that we were talking about. fairfield reporting miles an hourw. he have five in oakland, over the course of the next 24 hours this will weaken quite a bit. we have a ridge of high pressure that's going to warm us up and eventually it'll
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bring us the dry northerly winds, here is the satellite radar, just a fee weak system. the ridge of high pressure you can see right about here over the east park. going to be strengthening over the west coast. that's going to bring our afternoon highs up. it'll keep the storm track to the north but we have a system that's going to sink on the back side of this. sunday into monday, those northerly dry winds will be kicking up in our hills, again a little bit of high fire danger expected sunday night into monday if you are just joining us we have been talking about that. outside of that we have a great forecast. a nice day for beta breakers tomorrow morning, starting out with a little bit of patchy fog. mid640s by noontime. 74 san rafael. 68 san francisco, a notable warm up from yesterday. tomorrow a notable warm up from today. temperatures will be warming at the coast and inland. the hottest day will be monday
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and then we are going to see a cooling trend approach the area as early as tuesday and we will continue that trend on wednesday. back to the desk. >> a record breaking catch in texas. reaction from the team. look at that ♪ [ roars ] ♪
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. welcome back. it's a mostly sunny sky. low cloud deck there in the backdrop. dryer, warmer air for your weekend. >> we were pretty scare but we were going out to get a big one. we knew when he had to do. >> 18-year-old braxton now holds the record for the largest gator in texas. he caught the 14-foot gator in south texas. he said they saw it lurking and set the bait. when they came back the next morning braxton had hooked the gator. it was part of a hunting trip. can't say i have been on a gator hunting trip but it was organized by the texas parks and wildlife department. only a certain number of permits issued year.
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smugglers are expanding their business to kentucky fried chicken. those with kfc cravings can't just hop over the border so instead palestine smugglers are sneaking through a series of tunnels. it takes several hours for the food to arrive and costs about $30 a bucket but people say the price is worth it. >> >> there is a new gun control law in california. it requires every new semi automatic gun to be stamped a serial number so people can trace casings found at crime scenes. the law was signed back in 2007 but the technology needed to pass patenting hurdles and it just did. the new law will take effect immediately. the nra has threatened to sue the state. police officers in southern california shot and killed a man who came in to the police department with a knife.
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it happened yesterday. police say he was waving the knife and carrying a backpack. they say they asked him if he needed help or needed to see someone but he didn't respond and that's when three officers opened fire. the suspect died at the scene. that shooting is being investigated. a man has been arrested for firing blanks at the canned film festival. >> you can see people running for cover. this happened during a live television interview with a actor. police say that the man fired two shots from the starter pistol and had a fake grenade. that incident happened the day after jewels worth about a million dollars were stolen from a hotel room. the room belonged to an employee of a swiss based jeweler. police believe an organized crime ring could be to blame and could have been helped by
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the hotel staff. >> police are trying to find how a grenade got into the garage of a home. a woman foundt. the bomb squad was called out and they detonated that grenade. nearby homes were evacuated. police are investigating, trying to find where it came from. extra security is in effect for today's graduation ceremony at the university of texas. police say because of the boston marathon bombings they are adding dog units and bag checks, bags bigger than 12- inches will not be allowed and parking is prohibited anywhere near the ceremony. some say the additional security makes them uncomfortable. others are grateful and say these days it just seems necessary. berkeley will be filled with plenty of excited students and proud parents today. the university will hold its campus wide ceremony. more than 21,000 tickets have been issued for the ceremony at the newly renovated memorial co
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deliver the key note address. and a 90-year-old man has just graduated with his 4th college degree. >> he is the oldest graduate in the california state university system. he earned his master of arts and education from california state university san marcos yesterday afternoon and he did it while slowly losing his eyesight. >> any time you can devote to increasing your learning. is valuable. >> also he has a masters in literature and writing studies and in history. he has a ba in history as well. he hopes to mentor others. >> the girl who lost both hands to a flesh eating
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bacteria has a new set of bionic hands unlike. she is the first in the world to be fitted with the new hands. the 24-year-old can now wipe down tables, fold towels and even flat iron her hair. >> it feels amazing. with the other arms they didn't feel like an an extension of my body. the hand -- this seems like it could be my hand. >> that hand cost $100,000. they are the most advanced hands on the market and can be controlled through an app by blue tooth. stanford has a program to get staff members walking or biking instead of driving it's called walk and talk. they can use credits for each mile they walk or bike. stanford news service reports the credits can be redeemed for
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a small amount of cash or gambled online for a chance for larger prizes, organizers hope they will preform work such as holding meetings while walking on campus. >> sheriff deputies raided a funeral home after getting complaints that it was taking to long for bodies to be cremated. they took 17 bodies from this funeral home and took them to the county coroner. >> he continued to tell me he was going to have him on monday and come monday and i got no call. i went down to his office and he was in there and i demanned my mother's ashes. >> it's not clear how long the bodies had been at the home but the county had apparently stopped issuing permits to the business. one client said when he demanded his money back he was given a check that bounced. >> a 77-year-old golfer known as a straight shooter is living up to his reputation after he
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. san jose sharks looking to bounce back after a disappointing two game loss in round two of the stanley cup playoffs. they lost to the kings thursday night 4-3. the kings are up 2-0 in the series. faps who attend tonight will get a beat la rally towel.
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puck drops at six. the royals in oakland to play a game called baseball. last night bottom of the seven they were up 1-0. james shield, he runs in to josh donald sun. hits the ball 390 feet to left center. then in the bottom of the eight. adam hit that ball 397 feet. his second much the year. with that the a's take the lead. that's all they would need. from oakland we head east to the mile high city. the giants get nine runs but it's not enough. pagan, just a bit outside. giants guilty of four errors through the first three. they had a 5-4 lead in to the 5th but in the bottom of the 5th a run in, bases loaded . rockies hold off the giants to win 10-9. >> going to tell you about this 77-year-old golfer now in tennessee who could possibly give tiger a run for his money.
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that's bobby robertson. he golfs almost daily at the course. then something extraordinary happened last month. on a 106-yard par3 hole he had a hole in run. it didn't just happen once, it happened three times in a span of 28 days, that's great. some golfers put the odds at one in two billion. what's more remarkable is he had a stroke several years ago that affected the vision in his left eye. >> a major makeover happening in oakland's fruitvale district after vandals targeted s with grafitti. the project started on thursday after the grafitti is painted over artists have been asked to create new murals to help the area. >> all right. let's head to rosemary for a look at the weather and the warm upcoming our way. >> hard to complain about the weather in store for the weekend unless you don't like it warm. then maybe find a place inside
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because especially inland it's going to be a little toasty. at least by sunday. today we are looking at temperatures in the low 70s in to the afternoon for oakland. sunsets about 8:15. mostly clear skies, a westerly breeze, low 60s. upper 60s. mid-70s san jose. low 70s redwood. upper 70s for the north bay inland. santa rosa. upper 80s tomorrow in the forecast for the inland community. mid to upper 60's at the coast. tomorrow perhaps the best beach day if you are thinking about going and heading toward the beaches this weekend. ocean beach mostly sunny already at this hour.
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temperatures will peak on monday. that's going to be the hottest day. near 70 degrees for the coast. then we start a cooling trend. we are talking 80s by tuesday. mid70's by wednesday. partly cloudy skies, back to you. >> a 45 minute standoff in newark ends with an exchange with gun fire. >> and find out how you can win a pair of tickets to see the san francisco symphony preform. it's ahead on mornings on 2. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today.
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we have no reason to believe this isn't just going to be another great sunday in san francisco. >> that was a police officer from san francisco, telling us what we need to know for tomorrows break. plus the search for answers what we are learning about the two men shot to death on 880 after the warriors game thursday night and the reward now being offered. and thousands of people are getting free dental care in san jose this morning. we'll tell you who is organizing this free clinic and we'll tell you how long some people waited to get inside.
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and good morning everyone. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday may 18th. >> a nice day outside but changes coming our way. rose mary joining us now with a look at what we can expect. hi. >> yes, good morning. i think we have an enjoyable forecast. patch of low clouds still along the coast just in side the bay. we are off to a cool start but a rebound already taking place. mostly sunny skies for the afternoon, a notable warm up expected in the afternoon as well. this warm dryer path will eventually lead us to an increase in fire danger. i'll show you when this occurred and have a look at your afternoon highs coming up. new this morning a hahn in hayward wakes up to find his three year old grandson missing and now police need your accept to find him. he was last seen at 9:00 last night at his grandfathers home on orchard avenue in hayward. police say he walked out or he was taken. the boy is described as two
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foot nine, 39 pounds and mixed race. the boys father john lee may have taken the child without permission since the grandparents have court ordered custody. john maybe driving a blue older model bmw and is known to frequent several hayward hotels. anyone with information is asked to call police. happening now, hundreds of volunteers are giving more than a thousand patients free dental care in san jose. ktvu's alex savage is live at the convention center which has been turned into a large scale dentist office. alex? >> reporter: yeah, it is quite an undertaking here. they basically have taken this giant tent here, at the san jose convention center and turned it into one large free dental clinic. you can see they have varioustations where all sorts of work is being done. they are doing x-rays, surgery, extractions, fillings as well. a lot of people here are in desperate need of dental care. a lot of people are telling me they haven't seen a dentist in years. all this work is being done today for free.
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here is the san jose convention center. this clinic is put on by the california dental association. hundreds of dentists come in and they donate their time to do these cleanings and fillings and extractions and oral surgeries. they are even making people dentures in some cases. the doors opened at 5:00 this morning but some people were camped out since yesterday morning and this line still stretches around the block right now. many people say they can't afford dental insurance because they've lost their jobs. i talked to one man waiting in this line who was laid off three years ago and lost his coverage. >> i've got a missing tooth here, here, and here. i used to have a regular dentist to take care of my dental work all the time but its been rough. >> now organizers say thererwas such a huge demand this weekend because the state recently cut its dentacal program which is similar to medical, and that left 3 million low income people without dental coverage. the goal this weekend and this
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event does continue tomorrow is to help about 2000 people with dental coverage but i am told by organizers that given the size of the line outside it is possible that some people could be turned away this weekend. live this morning in san jose, ktvu channel 2 news. ktvu learned there will be more police officers patrolling the streets of richmond this weekend because of fears of a violent retaliation. two warrior fans seen on the right in this picture, 28 year old terrence marks of richmond on the left are shot and killed while in their white porsche on thursday night. they had just left the warriors playoff game at oracle arena. the two were on northbound 880 near broadway in oakland when witnesses say someone in a dark colored suv pulled up and opened fire. chp says marks who was the passenger was either ejected or fell from the car and was then hit by another vehicle. the shooting shut down a section of the interstate for hours. investigators are now checking
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surveice search for the gunman. one of his closest friends a rapper known as ap9 spoke to us by phone from las vegas. >> he just called me that day and was like fly out, come to the warriors game and i was like well i have to go to the studio to record so i couldn't make it. if i was there i would have been in the car with him. go he leaves behind a young son. a $20,000 reward is being offered in the case. check out these pictures of an overnight car fire in east oakland. one of our protographers was on scene even before the first firefighters arrived. this happened around 11:30 last night. flamed engulfed the dodge caravan and nobody was injured but while investigators aren't calling it arson just yet they do tell us the cause of the fire was not mechanical. we've just received new details about the crash of two commuter trains in connecticut that injured 70 people. within the past hour, the national transportation safety board said its investigation 10
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days. they hope to move the damaged train cars off the track within a day and a half. three people are in critical condition after one of the trains derailed hitting the second train last night. passengers described this frightening scene. >> all of a sudden we just hear boom! and then we saw like smoke everywhere and i was just focusing on my two kids just hugging them and bracing them. >> investigators say they are looking at how the trains break the conditions of their wheels. information will be gathered from data recorders on the train. similar to the black box we see on trains. commuter service between new york and boston has been suspended because of the crash. organizers of the amgen tour of california say they believe the bike race will be won or lost during todays climb up mount diablo. stage 7 will start at 11:30 this morning and end on the mountains summit around 3:00. stage 8 begins tomorrow at marina green in san francisco. we'll provide live coverage of
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the start of stage 8 right here on mornings on 2 tomorrow. the state will end in santa rosa. cycling fans gathered at bailey road in san jose yesterday to watch the riders test themselves in time trials. tj vanguarderen won stage 6 and as the race leader the 24 year old is from montana. and as you may have already heard there was another big event in san francisco tomorrow the bay to breakers. 30,000 runners are expected to take part and another 70,000 could show up just to cheer them on. in the wake of the boston marathon bombings there are several new security measures in place at the race this year. we talked live with san francisco police chief earlier this morning on mornings on 2. he says surveillance cameras are set up along the course, along with see through trash cans, large backpacks are also ban and everyone has to be registered. >> we want everybody to start at the start because that's where all the checkpoints are going to be and certainly if you can run and have a good time don't run the risk of being asked off the course.
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>> well you can still sign up for the race at the concourse expo center in san francisco from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. today it's open. people who are already registered can also pick up their race packets there. we will have continuing coverage of all this weekends events in san francisco. tomorrow we'll have live reporters at the beta breakers as well as the amgen tour of california. we will provide you live pictures of the runners and bikers heading through the city and ktvu.com we've posted a map of all of the street closures you can expect. good morning to you. just a few patches of low clouds outside giving you a look from the san francisco area across the bay. a commute along the bay bridge, no trouble and you can see most of us enjoying mostly sunny skies. a ridge of high pressure will bring us a nice warm up and ten use the mostly sunny conditions for today. here is a look at the pacific satellite view. here is the ridge going to be strengthening over our area over the next couple of days that will continue to drive our
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temperatures up in the afternoon. also want to point out this system so the ridge keeping that storm track to the north of us but as this slides across toward the east it eventually will drop south and when it does, it's going to help to increase our north winds and that's going to come sunday night into monday. that will also increase the fire danger. it's going to be in the hills so most of us really not even going to feel the wind. it's going to be happening most of us not really knowing that it's even going on but the north winds will be with us sunday night into monday. not an advisory by the national weather service at this point but it's going to be dry so we'll be tracking that for you. outside of that we have pretty good weather in store especially if you like it warmer than what we have seen in recent days. have to get back to the forecast, earlier i had 7:05 game time is 6:05, 64 degrees with mostly clear skies though. if you're looking at your partner thinking what time is the game? it's 6:05. 60 degrees concord right now, 57 nappa, inland areas a big rebound from earlier this
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morning, 62 in antioch. i need to point back to the north bay because this is where we started out in the upper 30s and now already in the upper 50s so a warm up going on there. 53 san francisco, 56 red wood city, upper 50s in san jose. for the afternoon 77 in novado, 68 san francisco, 70 oakland so seasonal temperatures, slightly warmer in some cases but a lot warmer than yesterday. by eight degrees in some areas so especially the inland communities you're going to feel it mid 70s san jose. mostly sunny in santa cruz now and 73 expected in the afternoon, going to be a nice day to be out at the board walk. we've got 60s in the forecast for areas along half moon bay as well as pacifica. warmer day for the beaches tomorrow, a nice big jump under mostly sunny skies and temperatures inland going to feel well we have a taste of summer going on, sunday into monday, and then it comes to an end. we've got a cooling trend that starts on tuesday, partly cloudy skies, 60 degrees in the afternoon for the inland areas,
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mid 70s expected on wednesday. i'll have your beta breakers forecast coming up. well powerball fever has hit many people. here in the bay area-- >> it would be nice to help those unfortunate out there because i've been working week to week myself and i know what it's like to struggle. >> well that powerball drawing is up to $600 million for tonights drawing and coming up at 9:30 ktvu will have more on why this could turn out to be one of the biggest drawings in history and you can tell us and she will tell us why you don't even have to leave home to buy your ticket. returning home after a wild storm. we'll give you a look after the series of tornadoes in texas and what some people are looking at next. plus the president is making another trip here to the bay area. we'll tell you when and where he plans to visit. let's give you a live look outside. that is good old mcarthur 880/580 all coming together there. rolling pretty good now don't forget a lot of activity in san
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francisco this weekend so it could get sluggish as we move on throughout the day especially tomorrow. time now is 9:11 on the clock. you're watching mornings on 2.
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it's a pretty start giving you a live look there mostly sunny skies over the golden gate bridge at this hour, pleasant weather in the
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forecast for our bay area community. well this morning people from a north texas neighborhood hit hardest by a series of tornadoes will be able to return home to see what if anything they have left. you're looking at video of the damage left behind in the city of grandbury. the national weather service says 16 tornadoes ripped through that area. one woman huddled in a bathtub with her family listening to everything around them get torn away. >> i had my eyes closed, we were all praying, it was awful. it was the most scary feeling, i was worried about my kids. >> at least six people died and several others are still missing. governor rick perry is assuring people they are going to get all the help they need from local and federal governments. a powerful storm is being blamed for injuring at least one person in northern alabama. yesterdays weather system knocked down trees, flip ped dumpsters and damaged several hopes and businesses.
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one woman was hurt as she ran for cover . the national weather service says that storm is moving north toward tennessee. new this morning north korea reportedly fired three t range guided missinto the water off its east coast, north korea routinely tests such rockets but todays launch comes during a period of tentative diplomacy. south korea says the north fired two missles this morning, a third in the afternoon but government officials say the intent of the operation remains unclear. police in britain say they have a new lead in the case surrounding the disappearance of madeline mccann. she was four years old when she disappeared in 2007 from her families vacation home in portugal. police after a review of the case they have come up with a list of new possible suspects who they plan to question in connection with her disappearance. police had originally focused their investigation on her parents but they were cleared in july of 2008. in this mornings weekly address president obama listed three areas that must be improved to build a thriving
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middle class. >> one making america a magnet for good jobs. two, making sure our workers have the education and skills they need to do those jobs and three, making sure your hard work leads to a decent living. >> the president says american businesses have created more than 6.5 million new jobs and while he's encouraged he's still looking for ways to increase middle class wages. president obama also indicated the need for more legislation making it easier for families to refinance home mortgages and take advantage of those historically low rates. the president is coming back to the bay area next month for a couple of fundraisers, on june 6 he is scheduled to appear at a reception in palo alto and a dinner, a venture capitalist a co-founder for sun microsystems. the dinner cost $65,000 a couple. it includes a meal and a photo with the president. the money is going to go to the democratic senate campaign committee. california's unemployment rate dropped to its lowest
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level in four and a half years. new numbers released by the labor department shows the states unemployment rate fell to 9% last month. the labor department says nearly 75 7,000 jobs have been added since the recovery began in february of 2010; however, nearly 1.7 million californiaans still remain unemployed. here in the bay area, all nine counties reported unemployment rates considerably lower than the state average. they range from a high of 8.1% in salanox county to a low of 4.6% in marin county. the sequester cuts from the federal government are having an impact on the employment development department, starting monday customer service will be reduced. edd phones will only be staffed from 8:00-noon instead of until the close of business at 5. during the afternoon hours, staff members will now focus on other things such as processing applications for unemployment benefits. the only way we lose is to
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give up this contract. >> it is day two of the week long nurses strike at eastbay center hospitals. the nurses say contract issues include patient care, benefits and wages. this is the ninth time they have walked off the job in the past two years. strikes are happening at three facilities in berkeley and oakland at eden hospital in castro valley and sutter delta. the hospitals hired replacement nurses and they say the strike will not affect patient care. one expert says the state budget outlook is a lot better than governor brown makes it out to be. about 3 billion types better, an independent budget an a cyst says our state will take in $3.2 billion more than the governor has estimated and now that extra money is expected to trigger a new debate among lawmakers about just how to spend it. meanwhile the governor is defending his proposal to shift education spending to the states needy children. with a proposed increase in school funding this year brown wants to target new dollars and districts with low income students and foster children.
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some people are against the governors plan and say the money could be put to better use elsewhere. the tea party is sueing the irs. the civil suit is expected to be filed next week. it represents more than a dozen tea party groups who claim they were targeted by the irs or had their tax exempt status severely delayed or denied. just yesterday congress grilled the outgoing irs commissioner who testified that mistakes were made. he denied any political agenda but admitted corners were cut in an effort to reduce work loads. lawmakers promise more hearings accusing the agency of becoming too large and intrusive. well, it's an aggressive campaign to get workers to move from silicon valley to canada. we're going to tell you what the countries offering that it says we don't have. a fantastic forecast for your weekend. temperatures warming by several degrees over yesterdays highs, i'll have a look at what you can expect coming up.
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canada is looking to pope silicon valley entrepreneurs and workers. there's a billboard near san francisco international featuring a maple leaf and a simple message asking if people are encountering immigration problems. canada says it hopes to attract undocumented immigrants with high-tech skills who are having trouble gaining legal status in the u.s. and entrepreneurs tired of american immigration policies. >> we'll give you the green card. we'll give you residency. certainty, you can bet on canada to start your business, create jobs. we want you and your talent. >> canadian representatives are in the bay area this weekend. one of them has already met with canadians who launch start ups and today, he will work a convention booth at a tech conference in santa clara. a man has been arrested for firing blanks from a gun at the can film festival. people ran for cover as it happened during a live television interview with oscar
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winning actor kristof walts. police say a man fired two shots from a starter pistol. nobody was hurt. in about 90 minutes from now occupy the farm protesters will try to retake a piece of highly coveted farming land owned by uc berkeley. the battle over the field in albany has lasted for more than a year. just this past monday, police kicked out a couple dozen occupiers who camped outlast weekend. the group returned that night to try to plant crops and four protesters were arrested for trespassing. now they want the area turned into an urban farm but uc berkeley has plans to develop the land and the project includes housing and a grocery store. well students aunt activists are accusing san francisco state police of using excessive force. yesterday the group rallied on campus over the arrest of six people thursday night. one student says the people were arrested that were her guests and had been part of a group removed from an abandoned church earlier in the week. you're looking at cell phone video taken during the disturbance side the mary ward dorm. a university spokesperson says the six people were trespassing and the student who invited
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them violated several campus rules. we are warming up this weekend and because of that rose mary i know fire danger in some areas on the rise. >> sure we have to watch that of course but then we've got winds coming in late sunday night into monday. we'll be watching that for you as well. most of us just an enjoyable warm forecast for your afternoon. as we get into tomorrow, tomorrow will be the warmer day, if you're going to beta breakers it's going to be nice. patchy fog early on but then partly to mostly sunny by 10:60 degrees, mid 60s in the afternoon with fair skies. afternoon highs for today 79 in nappa, 68 san francisco, 73 redwood city. 70 hayward, into san jose looking at 75 for today. livermore 79 in the afternoon where the amgen riders will be on their way towards a mount diablo, extended forecast showing you the warm up will continue and in fact it's going to become well a little
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uncomfortable for some of our inland communities, sunday and monday the hottest day along the beach going to feel pretty good. tomorrow going to be a nice beach day with mostly sunny skies temperatures in the upper 60s even warmer for areas like santa cruz. by tuesday though we begin a turnaround and our temperatures fall dramatically. 80 degrees in the afternoon for our inland cities, mid 70s on wednesday and at the coast, low 60s. back to you. yahoo is apparently close to ceiling the biggest deal under ceo marissa meyer. the technology news site all things d reports the yahoo board will meet tomorrow might to decide whether to approve a $1.1 billion package for tumbler. it's a popular online service for sharing stories photos and other content. the deal could be announced as soon as monday. well hoping for a comeback. how the sharks are preparing for game three of the stanley cup playoffs and how you can celebrate before that game. the owner of the italian team decided not to pull out of the americas cup race.
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million but you actually don't have to rush out to the store to buy those tickets. you can now buy them at home. >> ktvu' joins us now live to explain the service only being offered here in california. katie? >> well, first i have to tell you within the last half hour, lottery officials say 80% of the possible powerball number combinations have been purchased. now that means a winner is more likely to happen tonight and here in california, you can now purchase those tickets online. >> i like that. that's more convenient. >> the online company lotto gopher.com is banking on convenience. it's the first website in california where lottery players can order powerball, mega millions and super lotto plus tickets legally online. you pay a monthly fee of $12 and then you can purchase all the tickets you want for the same price you'd pay at the store. >> we're not the lottery, just a messenger service so we go to the store for you, we're not
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actually offering lottery services and that's why it's legal. >> the addition of california to the powerball game is boosting the value of the jackpot. usa today reports says the state thes for 11% of the overall sales. just in case you're wondering the store clerk in this video counted off 13 powerball tickets in just that one sale. a group of co-workers pooled their funds to buy the tickets in hayward. >> people are already excited about it. they want to be in the game. >> we never won here before so it's got to catch us sooner or later, right? it's got to catch up to us sooner or later. >> perhaps now the jackpot has grown by more than 230 million since wednesday when no juan matched the winning numbers. despite the excitement odds of winning the business prize are
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slim, about one in 175 million. if you still want to purchase a ticket the powerball drawing is tonight at 7:00. you can check ktvu.com for the winning numbers. >> still time to get the tickets. well an eastbay bangor is in jail accused of ripping off more than $1.3 billion from her loyal customers. 62 year old linda foss was a long time u.s. bank branch manager in oakland's mont clair village. investigators say she forged checks and laundered money from multiple accounts. the district attorneys office says she targeted senior citizens who she became great friends with. robert says his 83 year old mom treated foss like her own daughter until she realized she was missing hundreds of thousands of dollars. >> took my mom out to lunch and dinner numerous times and that's now looking back, that's the sick part because she was basically praying on my mom. >> and in one case according to investigators, a cd totaling $972000 dwindled down to
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$353,000. foss would allegedly filter the money into a number of ore own accounts. the da's office says she is expected to enter a plea next week. today is the last day to register for san francisco's beta breakers race. 30,000 people already signed up for tomorrows big race and people who have already registered can pick up their race packet right now and through 6:00 tonight. race organizers will also take last minute registrations at that event. bay area transit agencies are expanding their service for the two races. bart is going to start its service at 5:00 a.m. and is going to run longer trains. golden gate ferry is adding four extra tips to season francis could starting at 5:30. caltrain will run express in the morning and afternoon and muni will add extra buses along the beta breakers route because of the large crowds and street closures expect delays. let's show you a map of the street closures you can expect because of tomorrows race. there are going to be a number
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of closureseffect throughout san francisco. road closures in golden gate park and the great highway will last until 4:00 in the afternoon but most of the other roads will reopen after the race about 11:00 a.m. now tomorrow morning, ktvu will have live reporters at the beta breakers race as well as at the amgen tour of california on ktvu.com. we've also posted a detailed map of all of the street closures that you may encounter during the races. the owner of the italian team in the upcoming americas cup will not pull out of the race but he wants safety changes. the owner who is also the ceo of prada fashion came to the bay area to specifically address safety concerns. those come after a sailor on the racing team of sweden died during a training run on the bay last week. now through a translate or, he says he's not advocating modifications to the catamaran. he said he is calling for crews to wear thicker helmets and body armor and also wants races cancelled when winds top 23 miles an hour. the current limit is 38 miles
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an hour. >> in order to be safe, the crew must feel safe. they need to have confidence and they need to trust their boat. >> the three challenges, italy, sweden and new zealand will begin competing against each other in july. the winner faces off with the u.s. oracle team in august. the port of oakland is closed as invest it gators look into an accident that killed a 50 year veteran long shoremen. 78 year old manual stimson died when his pick up truck went in yesterday afternoon. the truck was apparently knocked into the water by some sort of machinery at berth number 30. he was under water for more than 30 minutes before port drivers could reach him. fellow long shoremen called him an icon. >> he was like a dad to all of us. it's a very very sad thing that should not have happened. >> fantastic man he will be very very missed by everyone. >> the port will be closed until some time this afternoon
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while police and port officials complete the investigation. a man is in the hospital following a 45 minute standoff and gun battle with newark police. it all began on mcdonald avenue shortly before 6:00 last night. neighbors say the man had been firing shots in the neighborhood before barricading himself in his house. after 45 minutes of trying to convince the man to come on out, they decided to go in and they say they were shot out by the suspect. police say they returned fire hitting the man once. he was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. and a demotion has been overturned for a pair of oakland police officer whose headed up a boxed swat operation. in 2009 then captain richard roseco commanded an operation to track a paroleee who gunned down two officers. two swat officers were later killed in the manhunt but now an arbitrator ruled that the oakland police department unfarly singled out them and failed to consider their own accountability. both men were demoted two ranks, their ranks will be ckng
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uc berkeley will be filled with plenty of excited students and proud parents today because the university is holding its campus wide commencement. 4000 seniors are going to get their diploma today, more than 21,000 tickets have been issued for the graduation necessary moan chi is at the newly renovated memorial stadium. apple co-founder will deliver the keynote address. federal prosecutors rxing for more time to indict boston marathon bombing suspect. tomorrow marks 30 days since he was arrested. the federal speedy trial act does require indictments within a month but prosecutors say they are going to seek an exemption. he remains in a prison hospital after being severely wounded in a gun battle with police. he's accused of planting the twin bombs along with his late brother. those bombs killed three people and injured more than 260 others. california and the four other west coast states affected by debris from the 2011 tsunami in japan are about to get a big pay out for clean up efforts. the national oceanic and atmospheric administration is
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handing out $250,000 to each state to help with efforts to remove debris along beaches. it is unclear how much debris is still floating and what might arrive on the u.s. shoreline out of the more than 1700 reports of possible tsunami debris only 29 have been positively linked to the disaster. thank you for joining us. starting out with a live view inside the bay, and i'm told this is the italian boat for americas cup. they're out there practicing. isn't that very cool? we've got mostly blue skies over the bay area this morning, mostly blue skies in most cases where i'm still seeing a little bit of patchy fog along the coast stretching just in side the bay, but we will be mostly sunny even though sunny skies pulling through the coastline into the afternoon. a cool start this morning but boy a quick rebound in the last hour or two and i expect we'll continue to warm mostly sunny skies for your afternoon temperatures four to eight degrees above yesterdays highs so a notable warm up in store
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for the second half of your day. eventually looking at the possibility of increased fire danger. it's going to come sunday into monday an increase in the dry northerly winds that will impact mainly our north and eastbay hills. for most of us it's just going to be a mostly sunny warm weekend and it's going to appear in films very fantastic. wow tough for me to say okay a look at the pacific satellite view. here is a view from up above. we've got this ridge over the pacific that will be strengthening over-the-air yeah. systems riding over the north of it but one will eventually drop south into the great basin, and when it does the two combine, the ridge and the low are going to create that dry north wind and gusty conditions for our area against sunday into monday. let's enjoy the weather between now and then, 60 degrees in concord right now, 57 in nappa, low 50s san francisco, upper 50s mountain view as well as san jose so a good looking start out there and already mild in most cases. temperatures will continue to warm into the upper 70s in
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areas like santa rosa today, petaluma 76, 77 in nevada, 79 nappa. most of these areas barely reached 70 yesterday so anywhere from again four to eight degrees of warming for the second half of the year day. tiburon also going to be a nice day, 70 oakland, 70 degrees san leandro, 80 near the inland eastbay into the santa clara valley 75 san jose, and 73 mostly sunny in santa cruz and 73 redwood city, and upper 60s in san francisco, low to mid 60s half moon bay partly sunny to mostly cloudy at this hour, partly cloudy to mostly sunny for the second half of the afternoon and the extended forecast here, temperatures will be even warmer for your sunday afternoon and sunday afternoon, looks like it's going to be a better beach day. upper 60s in the forecast with sunshine, beta breakers going to be a nice day tomorrow in
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san francisco for that as we get into monday notice temperatures continuing to go above the seasonal norm this time of year. upper 80s to near 90 inland but then we begin a cooling trend 80 expected tuesday afternoon, mid 70s on wednesday. i'll have a lack at your lunch time numbers coming up. well the san jose sharks looking to bounce back tonight after a disappointing two game loss in round two of the stanley cup playoffs. the sharks loss to the los angeles kings, the kings are up 2-0 leading up to tonights game in san jose. a playoff will be rally starting at 3:00 this afternoon. the kickoff the teems first home game of the series fans also go to tonights game will be a rally towel at 6:00. the kansas city royals in oakland this weekend to play a little game we like to call baseball. last night, bottom seven royals up 1-0 pitcher james shield just dealing, that is until he runs into josh donaldson, who hits the ball 390 feet to left
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center all tied at one and in the bottom of the eighth, adam rosales showing pop, 397 feet of pop. his second of the year and that's all they would need, a's win 2-1. >> from oakland we head east to the mile high city. giants get nine runs but it's not enough. third inning we go, floating one to center and it's thrown to third, just a bit outside. giants guilty of four errors through the first three innings but still a 5-4 lead going into the fifth. bottom half, bases lorded, jordan pacheko, see you. his first career grand slam. rockies hold off giants to win 10-9. time now 9:42. high winds and rough terrain were challenges firefighters say as they try to keep flames from spreading on to a major highway near los angeles. giving back to those in need. the free dental service that's happening right now in san jose and why people stood in line for almost a day. but first let's take you outside.
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there's a pretty look at the san mateo bridge this morning, traffic a little slow but moving along that roadway. no major problems to report across the bay area this morning, should be a nice day. 9:42, this is mornings on 2.
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an enjoyable forecast around the bay area for your weekend. a live look at south san francisco, san francisco checking in about 55 degrees. okay that is a documenting filmmaker capturing an alaskan grizzly bear trying to eat his camera. natural it's protographer brad joseph's go pro camera was set up to shoot the bear during the filming of the great bear stake
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out, so as you see, the curious young bear seems to debate whether to try and eat it. that's a scary shot. the camera captures those close ups of the bears teeth, mouth and throat and the camera wasn't damaged. >> better the camera than brad joseph. >> [laughter] firefighters in southern california continue to battle tough terrain and large flames as they fight to put out two wildfires. they are burning about 30 miles apart on i-5 near the grapevine. one of the fires which is burning has spread to nearly 600-acres. it threatened an elementary school and dozens of homes when it broke out yesterday. the other fires within burning since wednesday in frazer park. that fire has burned more than 4300-acres and is currently 70% contained. high winds continue toly a big role in that fight. meanwhile firefighters in the bay area especially in nappa county are bracing for a busy fire season. cal fire says lack of rain this past winter season is to blame. since the beginning of the year cal fire responded more than 1300 grass and wildfires which
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is 300 more compared to the same time last year. people living in nappa county are being told to create defensible space around their homes in order to reduce the risk of fires. happening now, dentists are giving life changing smiles to hundreds of patients. ktvu channel 2 is live in san jose with the free dental clinic that had people lined up and down those streets hours and really yesterday, day in advance. hi, alex. >> reporter: good morning, yeah, a huge turn out here down in san jose. i'll tell you this is really an important event for people who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford to see a dentist. today, they are having all sorts of dental work done for free. it's all going on here behind us and what you're looking at here is the dental triage area and that's where folks when they first come in they have an initial exam done to figure out what sort of work they immediate to have done. this clinic is being put on by the california dental association. they are doing all this dental work for free here at the san
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jose convention center this morning. some people here haven't seen a dentist in years they tell me. they are showing up with inspections, many of them have teeth that needs to be pulled. hundreds of dentists donate their time and they do cleanings and fillings, they also perform extractions and do oral surgery. they even are making some people dentures as well. the doors opened 5:00 this morning and some people had been camped out since yesterday morning. the line is still going all around the block right now. many people say they have no other options to get their teeth cared for. >> i can't afford dental insurance. it costs us $200 just to have a tooth pulled. i'm on unemployment. there's no way i can pay for that so when they said free, i'm here. and they should offer more programs like this seriously. >> organizers believe the demand is is great at this free clinic in part because the state cut its dentacal program in 2009 similar to medical, and
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that left roughly 3 million low income adults without dental coverage. as we bring you back out here live this clinic will continue thomas well. the goal is all told to treat about 2000 or so people but it is possible there are a lot more people than that waiting in line and it is also possible that not everyone will be able to see a dentist this weekend. live this morning in san jose, ktvu channel 2 news. california will become the first state to offer voter registration through its health insurance marketplace later this year. millions of californiaans will get the chance to register at the same time they're buying insurance under the federal affordable care act. open enrollment begins in october. a 1993 federal law requires states to designate agencies and offices that provide public assistance or disability services as voter registration agencies. san francisco is considering requiring disabled drivers to feed parking meters. a panel proposes expanding and metering current blue disabled parking zones. supporters of the idea say it would cut down on abuse and
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free up more parking spaces for the needy. up to one in four parking spaces are occupied by cars with disabled stickers, however changes would need first state approval. well there's controversial new gun control law taking effect in california. every new semiautomatic gun to be stamped with the serial number to that police can trace casings found at crime scene. the law was signed by then governor arnold schwarzenegger in 2009 but the micro stamping teb follow o gay just passed all the patenting hurdles.takes immediately. the national rifle association threatened to sue. dozens of colorado sheriffs came together announce a lawsuit in their state. this is in the aftermath of last years deadly movie shooting in colorado. the new laws expand background checks. sheriff says officials were too hasty when it came to the legislation and are calling it unconstitutional. in about 10 minutes the final public meeting will take
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place regarding plans to cut down 85,000 trees in the eastbay hills. now the trees are in clairmont and strawberry canyon in berkeley and oakland. the city of oakland, university of california and eastbay regional parks are trying to secure millions of federal dollars to clear cut fire prone species and pore herbicide on the stumps. the 1991 eastbay hill fire storm prompted this project. 25 people were killed and thousands of homes destroyed. supporters are hoping to mitigate fire danger but opponents disagree with what they call a destructive approach. >> the hills are right for a fire storm and the pine trees are a major contributing factor. >> what amounts to a strong personal viewpoint on what foliagex should or shouldn't be in this area is in our view a terrible misuse of public funds. >> fema has not yet decided whether to fund the project. the last public meeting on the project is about to get under way at the clairmont middle
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school in oakland and then the public has until june 17th to submit written comments. most campgrounds in tahoe will be open just in time for the long memorial day weekend. the national forest service made that announcement yesterday and also says that most hiking and biking trails will be open with only a few patches of snow left over from the winter months. campers are being warned about the high fire danger because of the dry winter. campfire permits are required outside of developed campgrounds and are free and all forest service, blm, and cal fire offices. well watching the san francisco symphony perform at the americas cup pavilion, coming up we'll tell you how you can win a pair of tickets when they perform at the new concertvenue this summer. the weather is shaping up around the bay area, a nice big warm up in store for your weekend. i'll have a look at your numbers coming up. ♪
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it is time for our ticket saturday and today you have a chance to win a pair of tickets to see the san francisco symphony. they are going to be performing at the americas cup pavilion in san francisco on saturday, july 20th and for your chance to win, just go to ktvu.com before midnight and put in that secret word overture. let's recap the top stories we are following this morning. police in hayward are looking for a three year old boy who went missing from his grandfathers home overnight. sony lee was last seen around 9:00 on orchard avenue in hayward. police say sony either walked out or was taken. today is the last day to register for san francisco's beta breakers race. 30,000 people have already signed up for tomorrows big race. those of you who already registered can pick up your race packets at the concourse expo center until 6:00 p.m. today. the rush is on to buy powerball ticket for tonights big drawing. the jackpot is worth $600 million. stores in the bay area have tola the second largest
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jackpot in u.s. history. well beginning in san francisco this morning a man from minnesota started off on his attempt to set a world record for the fastest run across america. steve meltton posted online pictures of past runs and he is planning on running from san francisco all the way to new york city. he's hoping to travel more than 3100 miles and averaging 70 miles a day for 45 days. the current record is 46 days. now he is raising money and awareness for asberger's syndrome and autism. being in the hospital didn't keep about 200 children from going to the prom. >> you have a really good time! >> nurses and teachers helped patients at the children's hospital get ready for a party complete with star warscharacters. we did find one young woman who missed her high school prom but was sure not to miss this one. >> i know so many p em with heart transplants and everything we've gone through
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and to see that we're here and partying and forgetting about it is really important, and special. >> the hospital cafateria in palox alto was transformed so children could play games and have a good time. the prom coinsides with the last day of the hospitals school and this is the ninth year for that event. coming up on the 10:00 hour, if you're headed out the door one last check with rose mary an enjoyable forecast out there for today. a few low clouds remaining at the coastline. mostly sunny for most of us even the coast later today, low 50s to low 60s as we get into the 10:00 hour, 50s at the coast, low 60s inland as we get into 11:00 we are looking at low to mid 50s around the coastline, mid 60s inland and then for your lunch, already feeling pretty warm inland. reaching into the 70-degree area for areas like livermore, santa rosa today and then for the afternoon, touching 80 degrees in some areas, fairfield, i'm talking about you 81 morgan hill, widespread 70s around the bay upper 60s in
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moon bay, low 70s for santa cruz, the extended forecast heat up will continue tomorrow is the warmer day of the weekend and we won't stop there, the hottest day will be monday, tracking those northerly winds perhaps sunday into monday night so increased fire danger a possibility, we'll keep an eye on that for you and then a cooling trend begins as early as tuesday so it doesn't last too long. >> thanks rose mary and that is a report for you this morning, for all of us here thanks for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. >> be sure to join us at 6:00 for our next newscast and we're always here for you at ktvu.com. thanks for joining us. have a great day, everyone. er . so it's your uncle's turn. what? wait, wait, wait... no, no, no, wait, wait. (baby crying) so you can deposit a check... (wfts.ecl) touch of a finger. rrange a transfer in the blink of an eye. so you can help make a bond... i got it.
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